Humboldt County, Nevada

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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project] and the [http://usgwtombstones.org/nevada/humboldtcem.html Humboldt section]
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project] and the [http://usgwtombstones.org/nevada/humboldtcem.html Humboldt section]
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|797307|subject-id|disp=Cemeteries}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.<br>
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Search the Family History Library Catalog by Place Search for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt, Nevada}}.  Check the list of records for {{FHL|797307|subject-id|disp=Cemeteries}}. Order films into a local Family History Center. Public libraries may have copies of books or order through Interlibrary Loan.  
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search for the&nbsp;town you desire.<br>  
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Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search<br>  
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Winnemucca
 
*Winnemucca
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
The [http://www.hcnv.us/clerk/clerk.htm County Clerk] acts as clerk to the 6th Judicial District Court, maintains the court records for the District Court.  
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The [http://www.hcnv.us/clerk/clerk.htm County Clerk] acts as clerk to the 6th Judicial District Court, maintains the court records for the District Court.
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
<br><br> The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of Real Estate Transactions, Mining Claim Locations and Assessment Work, Contracts, Leases, Judgments, UCC/Fixture Filing Statements, Liens, Maps and other miscellaneous documents.
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==== Genealogy ====
  
[http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/nev_rcodrs.htm Humboldt County Recorders by Town]
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://books.google.com/books?lr=&as_brr=0&q=nevada+history&btnG=Search+Books Google Books] has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.
  
[http://books.google.com/books?lr=&as_brr=0&q=nevada+history&btnG=Search+Books Google Books] has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.  
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Search the Family History Library Catalog by Place Search for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}. Check the list of records for {{FHL|1022085|subject-id|disp=History}}. Order films into a local Family History Center. Public libraries may have copies of books or order through Interlibrary Loan.  
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|1022085|subject-id|disp=History}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan. <br>  
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==== Land and Property ====
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<br><br> The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of Real Estate Transactions, Mining Claim Locations and Assessment Work, Contracts, Leases, Judgments, UCC/Fixture Filing Statements, Liens, Maps and other miscellaneous documents.
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[http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/nev_rcodrs.htm Humboldt County Recorders by Town]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for&nbsp;{{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt&nbsp;County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for&nbsp;{{FHL|790569|subject-id|disp=Military records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.  
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In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt&nbsp;County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for&nbsp;{{FHL|790569|subject-id|disp=Military records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt, Nevada, look at the list of records for {{FHL|797306|subject-id|disp=Newspapers}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.  
 
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt, Nevada, look at the list of records for {{FHL|797306|subject-id|disp=Newspapers}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.  
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
 
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/record-search-court-land.php?locIndex=17690 Probate records for Humboldt County]  
 
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/record-search-court-land.php?locIndex=17690 Probate records for Humboldt County]  
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==== Public Records ====
  
 
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===== Libraries  =====
  
[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polpac/library/clan/HCL/humtest.htm Humboldt County Library]<br>85 East 5th Street <br>Winnumucca, NV 89445<br>(775) 623-6388<br>
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[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polpac/library/clan/HCL/humtest.htm Humboldt County Library]<br>85 East 5th Street <br>Winnumucca, NV 89445<br>(775) 623-6388  
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates, <br>
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===== Birth =====
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|747002|subject-id|disp=Vital records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.
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===== Marriage =====
  
651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
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The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates.<br>
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Over 651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Death =====
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In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|747002|subject-id|disp=Vital records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.  
  
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*The [http://www.nvgenweb.org/humboldt/ Humboldt GenWeb Project], a member of the [http://www.nvgenweb.org/ NVGenWeb Project]:Genealogy and Local History in Nevada&nbsp;(with jurisdictions&nbsp;for Nevada) is&nbsp;an affiliate of the [http://www.usgenweb.org/states/index.shtml USGenWeb Project]. The USGenWeb project may have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;  
 
*The [http://www.nvgenweb.org/humboldt/ Humboldt GenWeb Project], a member of the [http://www.nvgenweb.org/ NVGenWeb Project]:Genealogy and Local History in Nevada&nbsp;(with jurisdictions&nbsp;for Nevada) is&nbsp;an affiliate of the [http://www.usgenweb.org/states/index.shtml USGenWeb Project]. The USGenWeb project may have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Humboldt County

Guide to Humboldt County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Humboldt County, Nevada
Map
Map of Nevada highlighting Humboldt County
Location in the state of Nevada
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1861
County Seat Winnemucca
Courthouse
800px-Humboldt County Courthouse.jpg
Address
50 W 5th Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775.623.6343
Humboldt County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

During the time Nevada was part of Utah Territory, the Utah legislature created a Humboldt County, Utah in 1856 with borders partially overlapping the present-day Nevada county.

Humboldt County is Nevada's oldest surviving county if the Utah version is counted. It was also one of Nevada's original nine counties created in 1861. Humboldt County Wikipedia entry


Humboldt County Wikipedia entry

Boundary Change

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

The following web sites have entries for people buried in Humboldt County. None have complete lists:

Search the Family History Library Catalog by Place Search for Humboldt, Nevada. Check the list of records for Cemeteries. Order films into a local Family History Center. Public libraries may have copies of books or order through Interlibrary Loan.

Church Records

Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Winnemucca

Court Records

The County Clerk acts as clerk to the 6th Judicial District Court, maintains the court records for the District Court.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Google Books has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.

Search the Family History Library Catalog by Place Search for Humboldt County, Nevada. Check the list of records for History. Order films into a local Family History Center. Public libraries may have copies of books or order through Interlibrary Loan.

Land and Property

800px-Santa Rosa Range, NV 2008.jpg



The County Recorder is responsible for recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of Real Estate Transactions, Mining Claim Locations and Assessment Work, Contracts, Leases, Judgments, UCC/Fixture Filing Statements, Liens, Maps and other miscellaneous documents.

Humboldt County Recorders by Town

Maps

For historical maps,search the following free sites:

Historical Maps of Nevada

David Rumsey Collection for Nevada

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection for Nevada

Historic Map Works can view some images for free, though this is a commercial site

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Humboldt County, Nevada for emigrant settlers included:

Military

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt County, Nevada, look at the list of records for Military records. Films can be sent to family history centers.

Newspapers

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt, Nevada, look at the list of records for Newspapers. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records for Humboldt County

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Humboldt County Courthouse
50 W 5th Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775.623.6343

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881,
divorce and court records from 1863,
probate records from 1900 and naturalization records from 1864.
County Recorder has land records. [4]

Family History Centers
Libraries

Humboldt County Library
85 East 5th Street
Winnumucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-6388

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Sales Tax Map

Tax Records of Humboldt County

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

The County Recorder is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates.

Over 651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed in the Western States Marriage Index.

Death

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt County, Nevada, look at the list of records for Vital records. Films can be sent to family history centers.

Websites

Places

Awakening Dyke Knight Red House
Bliss Ellison McDermitt Rose Creek
Chinatown Getchell Orovada Sulphur
Comus Golconda Paradise Valley Tule
Cordero Gouge Eye Platora Valmy
Daveytown Harveyville Preble Weso
Denio Herrin Pronto Winnemucca
Denio Junction Hot Springs Raglan

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt County, Oregon page 442, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.